Shooting at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 metre rifle three positions

The Men's 50 metre rifle three positions event at the 2008 Olympic Games took place on August 17 at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall, the last shooting event of the Beijing Olympics.

Men's 50 metre rifle three positions
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
VenueBeijing Shooting Range Hall
DateAugust 17, 2008
Competitors49 from 31 nations
Winning score1272.5
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Qiu Jian  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jury Sukhorukov  Ukraine
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Rajmond Debevec  Slovenia
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The event consisted of two rounds: a qualifier and a final. In the qualifier, each shooter fired 120 shots with a .22 Long Rifle at 50 metres distance. 40 shots were fired each from the standing, kneeling, and prone positions. Scores for each shot were in increments of 1, with a maximum score of 10.

The top 8 shooters in the qualifying round moved on to the final round. There, they fired an additional 10 shots, all from the standing position. These shots scored in increments of .1, with a maximum score of 10.9. The total score from all 130 shots was used to determine the final ranking.

RecordsEdit

The existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

Qualification records
World record   Rajmond Debevec (SLO) 1186 Munich, Germany 29 August 1992
Olympic record   Rajmond Debevec (SLO) 1177 Sydney, Australia 23 September 2000
Final records
World record   Rajmond Debevec (SLO) 1287.9 (1186+101.9) Munich, Germany 29 August 1992
Olympic record   Rajmond Debevec (SLO) 1275.1 (1177+98.1) Sydney, Australia 23 September 2000

Qualification roundEdit

Prone positionEdit

Detailed prone results
Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 Total Notes
Matthew Emmons   United States 100 99 100 100 399
Rajmond Debevec   Slovenia 100 100 100 99 399
Toshikazu Yamashita   Japan 100 100 100 99 399
Sergei Martynov   Belarus 99 99 100 100 398
Stevan Pletikosić   Serbia 99 99 100 100 398
Vebjørn Berg   Norway 100 98 100 100 398
Nemanja Mirosavljev   Serbia 100 98 100 100 398
Vitaliy Dovgun   Kazakhstan 99 100 99 100 398
Jury Sukhorukov   Ukraine 99 100 99 100 398
Park Bong-duk   South Korea 100 99 99 100 398
Maik Eckhardt   Germany 100 99 100 99 398
Juha Hirvi   Finland 98 100 100 99 397
Marcel Bürge   Switzerland 99 98 100 99 396
Espen Berg-Knutsen   Norway 98 99 100 99 396
Marco De Nicolo   Italy 99 99 99 99 396
Doron Egozi   Israel 99 99 99 99 396
Michael Winter   Germany 99 99 99 99 396
Valérian Sauveplane   France 99 99 100 98 396
Mario Knögler   Austria 99 96 100 100 395
Sanjeev Rajput   India 98 98 99 100 395
Gil Simkovitch   Israel 98 99 98 100 395
Beat Müller   Switzerland 99 98 98 100 395
Yuriy Yurkov   Kazakhstan 100 98 97 100 395
Robert Kraskowski   Poland 99 100 97 99 395
Niccolo Campriani   Italy 99 99 100 97 395
Jonathan Hammond   Great Britain 100 100 98 97 395
Vitali Bubnovich   Belarus 97 99 98 100 394
Liecer Perez   Cuba 97 99 99 99 394
Qiu Jian   China 98 98 99 99 394
Jozef Gönci   Slovakia 100 96 99 99 394
Sergei Kovalenko   Russia 98 99 98 99 394
Gagan Narang   India 98 99 98 99 394
Jia Zhanbo   China 99 98 98 99 394
Péter Sidi   Hungary 98 100 97 99 394
Artur Ayvazyan   Ukraine 99 97 100 98 394
Petar Gorša   Croatia 97 98 99 99 393
Jason Parker   United States 99 97 98 99 393
Nedžad Fazlija   Bosnia and Herzegovina 98 99 99 97 393
Han Jin-seop   South Korea 100 96 97 99 392
Benjamin Burge   Australia 100 96 99 97 392
Artem Khadjibekov   Russia 97 98 97 99 391
Václav Haman   Czech Republic 97 98 99 97 391
Thomas Farnik   Austria 98 98 99 96 391
Henri Häkkinen   Finland 97 98 96 99 390
Siddique Umer   Pakistan 95 99 98 98 390
Mohamed Amer   Egypt 98 99 97 96 390
Matthew Robert Inabinet   Australia 96 97 98 98 389
Josselin Henry   France 97 97 97 97 388
Ruslan Ismailov   Kyrgyzstan 99 96 96 97 388
Tomáš Jeřábek   Czech Republic Did not start

Standing positionEdit

Detailed standing results
Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 Total
Marco De Nicolo   Italy 97 96 97 99 389
Matthew Emmons   United States 97 99 96 97 389
Gagan Narang   India 98 99 96 96 389
Qiu Jian   China 95 94 99 99 387
Rajmond Debevec   Slovenia 95 96 97 98 386
Thomas Farnik   Austria 97 99 93 97 386
Mario Knögler   Austria 95 98 97 96 386
Michael Winter   Germany 97 95 96 97 385
Artur Ayvazyan   Ukraine 96 96 97 96 385
Péter Sidi   Hungary 96 96 97 96 385
Juha Hirvi   Finland 97 97 98 93 385
Jason Parker   United States 94 97 97 96 384
Jury Sukhorukov   Ukraine 98 96 94 96 384
Valérian Sauveplane   France 98 95 97 94 384
Han Jin-seop   South Korea 98 98 94 94 384
Vebjørn Berg   Norway 92 99 95 97 383
Artem Khadjibekov   Russia 97 92 98 96 383
Sergei Kovalenko   Russia 93 96 95 98 382
Toshikazu Yamashita   Japan 95 95 97 95 382
Yuriy Yurkov   Kazakhstan 98 95 94 95 382
Nemanja Mirosavljev   Serbia 93 96 94 98 381
Henri Häkkinen   Finland 95 95 94 97 381
Vitaliy Dovgun   Kazakhstan 94 97 98 92 381
Václav Haman   Czech Republic 93 95 96 96 380
Beat Müller   Switzerland 94 95 96 95 380
Maik Eckhardt   Germany 99 90 96 95 380
Sanjeev Rajput   India 95 96 98 91 380
Vitali Bubnovich   Belarus 97 96 96 91 380
Stevan Pletikosić   Serbia 91 94 97 96 378
Jia Zhanbo   China 96 96 93 93 378
Niccolo Campriani   Italy 95 92 95 95 377
Petar Gorša   Croatia 96 93 97 91 377
Sergei Martynov   Belarus 94 92 95 95 376
Jozef Gönci   Slovakia 96 93 93 94 376
Nedžad Fazlija   Bosnia and Herzegovina 94 95 94 93 376
Matthew Robert Inabinet   Australia 97 95 92 92 376
Doron Egozi   Israel 93 94 96 92 375
Espen Berg-Knutsen   Norway 95 92 94 93 374
Marcel Bürge   Switzerland 92 96 90 95 373
Robert Kraskowski   Poland 92 95 92 94 373
Park Bong-duk   South Korea 94 94 91 94 373
Liecer Perez   Cuba 92 96 93 92 373
Josselin Henry   France 94 94 93 92 373
Benjamin Burge   Australia 96 92 93 92 373
Jonathan Hammond   Great Britain 94 92 92 92 370
Mohamed Amer   Egypt 95 91 89 94 369
Gil Simkovitch   Israel 91 91 92 94 368
Ruslan Ismailov   Kyrgyzstan 92 89 92 94 367
Siddique Umer   Pakistan 91 85 95 88 359

Kneeling positionEdit

Detailed kneeling results
Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 Total
Thomas Farnik   Austria 100 98 99 97 394
Artem Khadjibekov   Russia 99 97 98 99 393
Václav Haman   Czech Republic 99 96 98 99 392
Jury Sukhorukov   Ukraine 99 97 98 98 392
Stevan Pletikosić   Serbia 98 98 99 97 392
Valérian Sauveplane   France 99 98 98 97 392
Qiu Jian   China 99 98 99 96 392
Jia Zhanbo   China 98 96 98 99 391
Vebjørn Berg   Norway 96 98 99 98 391
Han Jin-seop   South Korea 98 96 99 98 391
Rajmond Debevec   Slovenia 97 98 99 97 391
Maik Eckhardt   Germany 97 99 99 96 391
Gil Simkovitch   Israel 98 96 98 98 390
Henri Häkkinen   Finland 96 99 97 98 390
Josselin Henry   France 98 97 99 96 390
Sergei Kovalenko   Russia 99 97 98 96 390
Espen Berg-Knutsen   Norway 99 99 96 96 390
Beat Müller   Switzerland 96 97 98 98 389
Mario Knögler   Austria 98 99 96 96 389
Robert Kraskowski   Poland 98 96 95 99 388
Park Bong-duk   South Korea 96 97 98 97 388
Benjamin Burge   Australia 95 98 96 98 387
Vitali Bubnovich   Belarus 97 98 95 97 387
Sanjeev Rajput   India 99 94 98 96 387
Matthew Emmons   United States 99 95 98 95 387
Jason Parker   United States 98 97 98 94 387
Artur Ayvazyan   Ukraine 97 95 95 99 386
Marcel Bürge   Switzerland 97 96 96 97 386
Nemanja Mirosavljev   Serbia 96 98 95 97 386
Toshikazu Yamashita   Japan 98 96 97 95 386
Juha Hirvi   Finland 97 99 97 93 386
Michael Winter   Germany 96 98 92 99 385
Yuriy Yurkov   Kazakhstan 95 97 97 96 385
Gagan Narang   India 94 93 97 100 384
Jozef Gönci   Slovakia 96 94 96 98 384
Marco De Nicolo   Italy 98 92 97 97 384
Doron Egozi   Israel 94 97 97 96 384
Péter Sidi   Hungary 98 94 97 95 384
Jonathan Hammond   Great Britain 95 96 96 96 383
Sergei Martynov   Belarus 98 93 97 94 382
Niccolo Campriani   Italy 97 98 92 94 381
Vitaliy Dovgun   Kazakhstan 94 95 93 97 379
Nedžad Fazlija   Bosnia and Herzegovina 96 95 93 95 379
Petar Gorša   Croatia 93 95 97 93 378
Mohamed Amer   Egypt 94 98 90 94 376
Matthew Robert Inabinet   Australia 92 97 95 92 376
Ruslan Ismailov   Kyrgyzstan 96 95 94 90 375
Liecer Perez   Cuba 91 92 91 93 367
Siddique Umer   Pakistan 95 92 88 92 367

Combined resultsEdit

Rank Athlete Country Prone Stand Kneel Total Notes
1 Rajmond Debevec   Slovenia 399 386 391 1176 Q
2 Matthew Emmons   United States 399 389 387 1175 Q
3 Jury Sukhorukov   Ukraine 398 384 392 1174 Q
4 Qiu Jian   China 394 387 392 1173 Q
5 Vebjørn Berg   Norway 398 383 391 1172 Q
6 Valérian Sauveplane   France 396 384 392 1172 Q
7 Thomas Farnik   Austria 391 386 394 1171 Q
8 Mario Knögler   Austria 395 386 389 1170 Q
9 Marco De Nicolo   Italy 396 389 384 1169
10 Maik Eckhardt   Germany 398 380 391 1169
11 Stevan Pletikosić   Serbia 398 378 392 1168
12 Juha Hirvi   Finland 397 385 386 1168
13 Gagan Narang   India 394 389 384 1167
14 Artem Khadjibekov   Russia 391 383 393 1167
15 Han Jin-seop   South Korea 392 384 391 1167
16 Toshikazu Yamashita   Japan 399 382 386 1167
17 Michael Winter   Germany 396 385 385 1166
18 Sergei Kovalenko   Russia 394 382 390 1166
19 Artur Ayvazyan   Ukraine 394 385 386 1165
20 Nemanja Mirosavljev   Serbia 398 381 386 1165
21 Beat Müller   Switzerland 395 380 389 1164
22 Jason Parker   United States 393 384 387 1164
23 Václav Haman   Czech Republic 391 380 392 1163
24 Jia Zhanbo   China 394 378 391 1163
25 Péter Sidi   Hungary 394 385 384 1163
26 Sanjeev Rajput   India 395 380 387 1162
27 Yuriy Yurkov   Kazakhstan 395 382 385 1162
28 Henri Häkkinen   Finland 390 381 390 1161
29 Vitali Bubnovich   Belarus 394 380 387 1161
30 Espen Berg-Knutsen   Norway 396 374 390 1160
31 Park Bong-duk   South Korea 398 373 388 1159
32 Vitaliy Dovgun   Kazakhstan 398 381 379 1158
33 Robert Kraskowski   Poland 395 373 388 1156
34 Sergei Martynov   Belarus 398 376 382 1156
35 Marcel Bürge   Switzerland 396 373 386 1155
36 Doron Egozi   Israel 396 375 384 1155
37 Jozef Gönci   Slovakia 394 376 384 1154
38 Gil Simkovitch   Israel 395 368 390 1153
39 Niccolo Campriani   Italy 395 377 381 1153
40 Benjamin Burge   Australia 392 373 387 1152
41 Josselin Henry   France 388 373 390 1151
42 Jonathan Hammond   Great Britain 395 370 383 1148
43 Nedžad Fazlija   Bosnia and Herzegovina 393 376 379 1148
44 Petar Gorša   Croatia 393 377 378 1148
45 Matthew Robert Inabinet   Australia 389 376 376 1141
46 Mohamed Amer   Egypt 390 369 376 1135
47 Liecer Perez   Cuba 394 373 367 1134
48 Ruslan Ismailov   Kyrgyzstan 388 367 375 1130
49 Siddique Umer   Pakistan 390 359 367 1116
Tomáš Jeřábek   Czech Republic DNS

DNS Did not start – Q Qualified for final

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Qual 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final Total
    Qiu Jian (CHN) 1173 10.2 8.8 10.5 10.6 9.3 9.4 10.0 10.3 10.4 10.0 99.5 1272.5
    Jury Sukhorukov (UKR) 1174 9.5 9.5 9.8 9.9 10.1 9.1 10.2 10.1 10.4 9.8 98.4 1272.4
    Rajmond Debevec (SLO) 1176 7.7 10.2 7.9 9.5 10.0 10.5 9.2 10.0 9.9 10.8 95.7 1271.7
4   Matthew Emmons (USA) 1175 9.7 10.2 10.5 10.1 10.5 10.0 10.1 10.0 9.8 4.4 95.3 1270.3
5   Thomas Farnik (AUT) 1171 10.0 9.4 9.7 9.4 9.8 9.9 9.9 10.1 9.4 10.3 97.9 1268.9
6   Mario Knögler (AUT) 1170 8.2 10.1 9.4 10.2 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.2 10.1 9.3 98.4 1268.4
7   Valérian Sauveplane (FRA) 1172 8.8 9.2 10.3 10.1 10.0 10.1 7.9 9.5 9.2 10.0 95.1 1267.1
8   Vebjørn Berg (NOR) 1172 9.4 8.8 8.6 10.6 8.0 10.2 9.5 9.6 10.0 9.8 94.5 1266.5